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Swiss Post International starts India operations
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Swiss Post International (SPI), one of Europe's leading postal organisations, Thursday launched its Indian operations in partnership with Mail Order Solutions (MOS).

Thursday, May 01, 2008 5:15:48 PM

Chidambaram does not expect interest rate hike soon
'In the reasonable future, I don't expect any increase in interest rates by the public sector banks,'' Chidambaram said after a meeting with the chief executives of commercial banks here.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 5:03:51 PM

India's growth story intact: New CII president (Lead)
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India's growth story is intact and the economy will expand by 8.5-9 percent in the current fiscal, driven by a strong corporate performance, says an optimistic K.V. Kamath, the new president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

Thursday, May 01, 2008 4:40:05 PM

India's trade deficit widens about 34 percent
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India's trade deficit has widened by a whopping 34 percent - to an estimated $80.4 billion for 2007-08 from $59.32 billion in 2006-07, according to official data released Thursday.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 4:39:47 PM

Airlines to charge more as air fuel prices go up
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Air travel has become more expensive with Jet Airways and SpiceJet hiking fares and other airlines likely to follow suit after public sector oil companies raised aviation fuel prices effective from Thursday midnight.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 4:05:09 PM

Kashmir to have three power projects in four years
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) The National Hydel Power Corporation (NHPC) and Jammu and Kashmir's Power Development Corporation (PDC) have drawn up an ambitious plan to build three projects by 2012 in the power-starved state.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 1:47:32 PM

Animal welfare board notice to Vodafone over pug ad
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has accused telecom service provider Vodafone of indulging in cruelty to animals and issued a legal notice to the company and to Bangalore-based Nirvana Films, makers of an advertisement that shows a pug running after a school bus.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 12:47:07 PM

Brighter prospects seen for Indian textile exports
Ahmedabad, May 1 (IANS) Appreciation of the Chinese yuan and a drop in China's cotton output have helped the Indian textile industry emerge as a major exporter once again, overcoming one of its worst phases, says a top official of an industry lobby.

Thursday, May 01, 2008 11:08:51 AM

More Indians visit South Africa, many mean business
Johannesburg, May 1 (IANS) Indian tourism to South Africa continues to grow, with an unprecedented 32.6 percent increase in the third quarter of 2007, but China is fast catching up, say the latest reports of South African Tourism (SAT).

Thursday, May 01, 2008 10:33:44 AM

Bigger compensation package for international travellers
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday passed the Carriage by Air (Amendment) Bill, 2007, which aims to enhance the compensation package for international travellers in the event of death or injury and for loss or damage to baggage.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 9:54:47 PM

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